Louisiana DWI Laws
Louisiana DWI Laws: Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits and Implied Consent
|"Per Se" BAC Limit||0.08 Percent|
|Zero Tolerance (Underage) BAC Limit||0.02 Percent|
|Enhanced Penalty (Aggravated) BAC Limit||0.15 Percent|
|Implied Consent to Submit to BAC Test?||Yes|
Louisiana DWI Laws: Select Penalties
|Minimum License Suspension or Revocation (1st, 2nd, 3rd offense)||90 days / 1 year / 2 years|
|Mandatory Alcohol Education, Assessment and Treatment||Both|
|Vehicle Confiscation Possible?||Yes|
|Ignition Interlock Device Possible?||Yes|
Louisiana DWI Resources:
- Louisiana DWI Statute: Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated (La. Rev. Stat. 14-98).
- DWI License Suspensions - Breakdown of license suspension periods following a DWI offense (La. Office of Motor Vehicles).
- Ignition Interlock - Eligibility and criteria for ignition interlock as a condition of license reinstatement (La. Office of Motor Vehicles).
- Hardship License Requirements - Requirements for a hardship license and possibly ignition interlock system (La. Office of Motor Vehicles).